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32 And the Last Shall Be First
After trailing early in the 108th Kentucky Derby, Gato del Sol shifted into high and thundered to the line ahead of 18 competitors
by William Nack

38 Thanks, Bullets, We Really Needed That!
Such was the spirit of the Celtics as Washington—which stole Game 2 from the NBA champs—got them playoff sharp
by Anthony Cotton

40 This Time George Went Overboard
By changing managers, shuffling players and alienating the fans, owner George Steinbrenner has the Yankees in troubled water
by Steve Wulf

46 L.A. Gets a New Leading Man
Owner Georgia Frontiers recast her Rams by trading two high draft picks to the Baltimore Colts for star Quarterback Bert Jones
by E.M. Swift

52 'The Ocean Speaks to You'
But you wouldn't believe the things that it whispers to Tom Morey the inventor of the Boogie board and three-sided chess
by Franz Lidz

70 A Spear-Carrier No More
Bob Roggy moved to center stage after making an astounding throw of 307'6" to smash the 12-year-old U.S. javelin record
by Dan Levin

88 A Well Matched Set
The defensive brilliance of A's outfielders Dwayne Murphy, Tony Armas and Rickey Henderson keeps Oakland burning bright
by Ron Fimrite

The Departments

Scorecard 27
Baseball 80
Wrestling 84
For the Record 127
19th Hole 129

Cover photograph by Peter Read Miller

Credits on page 127